Just one dollar could make this Christmas your best one ever. The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has been increased to 425 million dollars for tonight's (Friday) drawing.
Because sales are 40% ahead of projections prompting the jump from 400 million yesterday. And if you are lucky enough to win, you could choose the cash option which is worth 228 million dollars before taxes.
In New York state, tickets were selling at a pace of 500,000 an hour this morning. Up from 60,000 dollars an hour on average.